Naval modeling - ships, boats and submarines.
Quick build of this MikroMir Soviet Foxtrot Submarine. Relatively few parts but a challenge to paint & weather this 1962 "Cuban Missile Crisis" boat. This one is the third in a series of 1/350 Russian Submarines on the bench I'll be attack[...]
Long time lurker, but this is my first attempt at posting. This is my largest scratchbuilt project to date, the Imperial Japanese Navy seaplane tender Akitsushima in 1/72 scale. The project was inspired by Hasegawa's announcement of their rele[...]
”Rest in pieces” Unknown Liberty ship at Pearl Hermes Atoll, 1960 The Liberty ship was a class of cargo ship built in the United States during World War II. Though British in conception, the design was adapted by the United States for its simpl[...]
An oldie but Goldie. I built this one back in 2009. It featured on the cover of Weathering Magazine Wreck & K.O. issue. 1/700 scale build. ”After the battle, Halmahera, Indonesia” Halmahera (also Jilolo or Gilolo) is the largest island in t[...]
I just finished this Fletcher. First challenge with 144 scale, but I am satisfied.
HI! Everybody. I finished this Missouri several months ago. I used the TAMIYA kit and Pontos & Flyhawk photo-etch, and North Star figures (I changed US Navy by myself with German summer set).
In 1931, Germany launched the Panzerschiff Deutschland, the first of a class of three commerce raiders, the following ones being the Admiral Scheer and the Graf Spee. These ships were somewhat condescendingly labelled ”pocket battleships” but[...]
First ship model since a U Boat a few years back. This kit has good detail but with a number of fiddly parts like the handrails, propellers, and propeller guards at the tail end. This hull of the kit can be assembled full or waterline. The be[...]
Good day to all , First and foremost Happy New Year 2019 to all members of imodeler , we warm wishes I hope next year would prosperous for all of us ! This is my last post for 2018 , a 1/700 scale diorama of two US modern naval ships which ar[...]
I do enjoy the On This Day… series from David Leigh-Smith and on his December 3rd entry there was a comment from Mon Falcone on the S.L.C Maiale that caught my eye. This is his comment; "December 3rd, 1941 was also the date that Decima Flotti[...]